Welcome to the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra

Our mission is to enrich, engage and educate through the power and performance of live music.

The vision of the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra serves as a center of artistic excellence; through leadership and partnerships, nourishes spirits, develops intellectual and creative capital, adding value for all.
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Apr 18 - 11:42 am
As stated in the article, "we need to protect and enhance kids' access to arts education." https://theweek.com/articles/830078/benefit-learning-arts-kid

Apr 18 - 11:25 am
CWSO to Hold Auditions for 2019-2020 The Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra announces the audition schedule for vacancies in the string, flute and bassoon sections for the 2019-2020 concert season as well as the 2019-20 CWSO/UWSP Scholarship String Quartet. Auditions for the 65 member semi-professional orchestra will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Noel Fine Arts Center of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus - Room 250. Candidates will play a short solo of his/her choice; the required excerpts attached below and perform a sight-reading excerpt. Please bring a current resume to your audition. Contact CWSO to arrange an audition time prior to May 3, 2019: cwso@cwso.org For further questions, please contact the CWSO office: Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra P.O. Box 65, 800 Main St Stevens Point, WI 54481 715-345-7726 cwso@cwso.org
Apr 1 - 4:36 pm
On April 13 and 14, Dr. Patrick Miles will be conducting his last concerts with the CWSO. He has served as the Music Director for 17 years. We have cherished his leadership and guidance, and have been inspired through his love of the great orchestral works. Please join us for "Maestro's Farewell," featuring works by Beethoven, Mahler, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Brahms. Tickets available here: https://cwso.secure.force.com/ticket#details_a0S61000005iBYVEA2

Mar 28 - 1:37 pm
Applications for the 2019 Betty Frost Jenkins Young Artist Concerto Competition are due April 1, 2019. Check out the full rules and application material online: https://www.cwso.org/events/cwso-events/event_7d46dfd48527/

Mar 21 - 11:21 am
"Art gives people a voice. It's a weapon of resistance." Well-stated Macklemore and LIFEWTR. https://www.aol.com/article/finance/2019/03/19/macklemore-arts-lifewtr/23696006/

Mar 20 - 3:57 pm
Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra and Central Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra Program would like to sincerely THANK Investors Community Bank and Wisconsin Public Service Foundation for sponsoring Family Fanfare. Tickets are available now! Call or visit us at the CWSO office. (715)345-7726 *We ask that you purchase tickets by a deadline of April 15th at 4 pm.

Mar 19 - 9:09 am
Devastating news for The Playhouse Theatre Group. We are sure the central Wisconsin community will band together to help them pull through.

Mar 18 - 1:48 pm
The Association of Wisconsin Symphony Orchestras is accepting applications for their scholarship for music students in grade 6 through 12 who play in an orchestral setting or string program. The deadline is March 30th.

Mar 18 - 12:34 pm
The Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra issues a call for applications for the position of Music Director. Letters of interest and applications due by May 3, 2019 to cwso@cwso.org. For complete information, please see the website: https://www.cwso.org/media/news/call-for-applications-music-director-2019-03-18/

Mar 15 - 11:23 am
Nearly 2000 students from 31 schools in 6 counties in our community came together yesterday to listen, sing, play, and learn with the CWSO as part of Carnegie Hall's Link Up program. We are so grateful to all the teachers, students, volunteers, performers, and contributors who made it happen! It was magic! #orchestrasings

Apr 18 - 11:42 am
As stated in the article, "we need to protect and enhance kids' access to arts education." https://theweek.com/articles/830078/benefit-learning-arts-kid